JCPS 2012 Debates http://wfpl.org en Planned Lawsuit Would Seek to Prevent David Jones Jr. from Taking JCPS Board Seat http://wfpl.org/post/planned-lawsuit-would-seek-prevent-david-jones-jr-taking-jcps-board-seat <p>If<a href="http://www.wfpl.org/post/where-jcps-board-candidates-stand-key-issues"> David Jones Jr.</a> wins a seat next week on the Jefferson County Public Schools board, attorney Ted Gordon will file a lawsuit seeking to prevent the former Humana chairman from taking office, a spokeswoman for Gordon announced on Thursday.</p><p>The suit would claim that Jones has conflicts of interest that make his ineligible to serve on the school board.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 15:37:58 +0000 Joseph Lord 2279 at http://wfpl.org Planned Lawsuit Would Seek to Prevent David Jones Jr. from Taking JCPS Board Seat Where JCPS Board Candidates Stand on Key Issues http://wfpl.org/post/where-jcps-board-candidates-stand-key-issues <p>Jefferson County Public Schools is facing several issues that school board members will have to tackle in coming years, from the student assignment plan to improving student achievement. With some incumbents choosing not to seek re-election, the JCPS&nbsp;board will have new faces. Here's a look at where those potential new board members stand on key issues</p><p></p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:14:16 +0000 Devin Katayama 2238 at http://wfpl.org Where JCPS Board Candidates Stand on Key Issues JCPS District 7 Candidates Offer Diverse Experience, Opinions http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-district-7-candidates-offer-diverse-experience-opinions-0 <p>Residents in southeastern Jefferson County will have a pool of school board candidates this fall that range in experience and vision for improving student achievement.</p><p>The last of WFPL's Jefferson County Board of Education election debates ended Tuesday night. The five candidates competing for retiring board member Larry Hujo's District 7 seat--Chris Brady, Christopher Fell, Marty Bell, James Sexton and Jonathan Robertson--discussed taxes, charter schools, neighborhood schools and much more.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 16:36:04 +0000 Devin Katayama 1872 at http://wfpl.org JCPS District 7 Candidates Offer Diverse Experience, Opinions WFPL to Hold JCPS School Board Debates http://wfpl.org/post/wfpl-hold-jcps-school-board-debates <p>The ballots for the school board races this fall are set and Jefferson County Public Schools has one of the largest candidate pools in recent history.</p><p>A total of 15 candidates are vying for three school board seats (districts 2, 4, and 7) and many say bettering student performance is a top priority, but how that's accomplished can be argued.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 20:16:48 +0000 Devin Katayama 1649 at http://wfpl.org WFPL to Hold JCPS School Board Debates